FY18 2017-C468 LEARNING SPECIALIST

Job # FY18 2017-C468
Job Type Contractual
Department Intercollegiate Athletics
FLSA Status Exempt
Job Status Full-Time
Class Code C9003
Pay Range Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date November 8, 2017
Closing Date Open Until Filled

Department:  Intercollegiate Athletics

Introduction: The Intercollegiate Athletics Department is currently recruiting for an Learning Specialist. Interested candidates should have a strong desire to advance the mission of one of the Nation's largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).

Duties: Facilitating and accessing the academic skills and abilities for an assigned group of Student-Athletes; assisting the Academic Coordinators and Coaches with coordinating and implementing the academic support services for Student-Athletes; preparing summary reports and updates for Academic Coordinators, coaches and the Director of Athletics; maintaining confidentiality of Student-Athlete files; participating in the recruitment process as needed; assisting with the initial evaluation and review of Student-Athlete skill levels; conducting one-on-one academic meetings with a caseload of students; teaching learning strategies and addressing academic needs; providing training as needed for Staff, Tutors and Coaches related to the areas of learning development strategies and identification of learning disabilities and performing other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate must have achieved a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Psychology, Counseling or a related discipline from an accredited College or University with at least three (3) years of related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate should have achieved a Master's Degree in Education, Psychology, Counseling or a related discipline from an accredited University with at least two (2) years of related work experience is preferred.

Requirements: Experience working with a diverse population; knowledge of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American Disabilities Act of the Rehabilitation Act; ability to work flexible hours; knowledge of NCAA rules and Regulations; ability to demonstrate proficiency administrating academic support program; experience in personnel management; ability to motivate students; experience teaching learning strategies to students with academic challenges; ability to effectively communicate on all levels.

To Apply:   Email a cover letter to jobs@morgan.edu, indicating Job # FY18 2017- C468 in the subject line and attach the following items; a resume, a completed Morgan State University Employment Application, (which should include salary requirements and references). Alternatively, you may mail the required items to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, and 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251. Application packets can also be faxed to: 443-885-8209 (Incomplete submissions of any type may not be given consideration).

If you have submitted an electronic application successfully, you will receive a confirmation message.

**NOTE: THE HIRING DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW. **

MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE/ACTION EMPLOYER As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, applicants should be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing their identities, U.S. citizenship or alien status and their authorization to work in the United States. EEO/AA